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FOX Business
Feb 14, 2013 8:00pm EST
the economy or the environment? how would you describe it? >> less about the environment and more about the value you create when you combine airline networks, there was no better tune in our viewer for our shareholders than to enter into this merger. this creates the value. this will create a billion dollar a year in synergy, that goes to the shareholders. >> from our perspective, you know at american we have completed what is most successful restructuring in airline industry, because we have done that we were able to negotiate a deal with doug that was very sensible and in fact means that the owners of american will own 72% of the newly merged enterprise. neil: finally, your view of the economy right now, and notion that president and state of union address other night that things are getting better. that, is back. markets are storming back. and that in this environment, there is more room for the government to spend, more room for companies to look forward to what he has to offer, do you share that view? >> i've leave out the political view on government spending but as it relates to
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 2:00pm EST
in this constrained budget environment. we must help ensure dhs become a better stewart of tax dollars. recommendations by today's witnesses will help us better understand the issues that dhs faces and identify ways to help dhs improve. i look forward to their testimony. the chairman bomb that recognize the ranking member of the subcommittee, for any statement he may have. >> thank you mr. chairman. it is a pleasure to be here. i welcome witnesses and members of the subcommittee. i am looking for to working with the chairman and a bipartisan and productive manner as we conduct oversight in the department of homeland's security and other security functions. it is apparent, having met with the chairman at length, that we see eye to eye on many issues related to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department. i appreciate his collaboration as we move this important agenda for tweets this is our first subcommittee meeting at cannot think of a better issue to examine. the department of, security has one of the largest budget in the federal government. each year brings in $40 million in
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am EST
, a political environment that could, in fact, i in danger and threaten the civil freedoms of the united states, if all of a sudden the american people demand a response that congress feels it must respond and civil liberties could be the first thing that goes overboard. you mentioned the national defense authorization act. i think it's a very legitimate concern. one of the principal focu focusf our advisory panel, principle focuses was whether or not and how you use the military in the homeland. if you create a panic or a stress environment in the united states, there is a danger that the executive branch will simply respond and use whatever resources are available to it without regard to law or restrictions such as -- which, of course, we know a doctrine that prohibits the use of military and homeland. it was one of the five principal focuses of our advisory panel, our concern over this type of environment. the ndaa, the national defense authorization act in fact in our view does begin to move the military into a domestic responsibility and into a domestic function. this is not good. and that
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
and the environment and touched on in the inaugural address and starting wednesday the president will hit the road, takes the message to residents of north carolina, georgia and north carolina. our next guest was a speechwriter for president clinton. including four state of the union addresses. michael waldman is executive director of the brennan center for justice at nyu. welcome. >> great to be with you. >> what's the strategy behind a more aggressive maybe antagonist kind of message that we might hear tomorrow night? >> well, one of the things is that it seems to be working. i think that his inaugural address, for example, was to me the best speech he's given as president. it didn't have some of the drabness and caution of some of his earlier speeches. it said something. and so, i think that if he keeps going with that approach of boldness and ambition it is not that everything he says is enacted in to law but he'll be able to make a case to the country and with some vivid colors and strong arguments. >> and the country wants to hear a lot about jobs which was relatively unmentioned in the inau
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 8:00pm EST
to learn how uas operate in different environments and how they impact air traffic operations. the test sites also inform the agency as we develop standards for certifying unmanned aircraft and determine the necessary air traffic requirements. in addition to the test sites, faa is publishing a notice in the federal register asking the public to review draft privacy language and provide input. the broad outline of faa's privacy proposal will require each test site to ensure their privacy policies address the following: notice or awareness, choice and consent, access and participation, integrity and security, and, finally, enforcement mechanisms to deal with violations of these policies. the faa thinks the test sites will provide important information that will inform our integration process moving forward. with respect to faa east research and development efforts, we are working in four areas, void, control and communication, maintenance and repair, and human factors. research in all four areas are critical as the opening statements mentioned. my written statement contains more details o
PBS
Feb 13, 2013 5:30pm PST
. and if we want to create high-paying jobs for people we need to create an environment that's friendly to firms to create jobs. >> the tax burden -- i was going to say, the tax burden on corporation is the lowest it's been in deces. >> cau theyre locating the jobs overseas. that's how the curve works. >> 11 european union commissioners, including the conservative finance minister of germany has signed on to the financial transaction tax. i think you're seeing an understanding of a 21st century economy and how it treats capital. not in this country, not from the republicans. but if i could just say one important thing. last night, the investment, the call for the investment in universal pre-k early education. this is an investment -- >> woodruff: yeah, i wanted to ask you both quicklyo reond that. >> any advanced country understands this is a public investment in our children, our future, and if we want to see upward mobility restored in a country that prides itself, has prided itself on that, this is one step. >> and i think this is one place where, refreshingly, we might see some bipa
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
constrained environment. these challenges combined with a destabilizing impact such terrorist and criminal networks on a general rodriquez's tosk at africom among the most complicated in the department. an additional matter in the africom aor the committee watches closely as the ongoing support of u.s. operations in central africa to assist the multinational effort to remove joseph coney and top lieutenants in the battlefield. this committee and general inhofe has been very active in this effort and has sought to ensure the mission is adequate resource including additional intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. general rodriquez, i know that you are familiar with this mission and the committee looks forward to hearing from you about it and working with you on that and so many of the other challenges that you will be facing. i am going to turn the gavel over to senator kain has agreed to take over because i must close to the floor and i will call on senator inhofe. >> thank you mr. chair and i join you in welcoming the witnesses. i've had an opportunity to get to know th
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 8:00pm EST
revenue. it will need to be done in an environment where as we broaden the base, we both contribute to deficit reduction and hopefully are able to lower rates. on the business side, we have a contradiction in our fiscal tax system. our statutory rate is high. our effective rate is not as high. when you look at the united states against other countries, it the statutory rate makes the u.s. look unattractive compared to others. for individual firms, their average tax rate is much lower because of all of the complicated provisions that are part of the code now. it would be a challenge to take on those individual credit. there's no way way to bring the rate down. that is something i think we need to do to maintain competitiveness abroad. >> you still believe that going down the road we need to reduce that to get the rate down? >> i do. when one looks at a table of international tax rates, it stands up at u.s. statutory rate is high. it is a complicated story to tell that the average rate is lower. it does not affect all businesses equally. we need a simpler tax code. >> could you briefl
FOX News
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm PST
's energy future and about the environment and about the potential damage to this, for this pipeline for the country? from the president's perspective, there is a political cost going against the energy folks. secondly in context -- >> bret: what political nost it's his second term. >> political cost? political cost to him and democrats -- >> bret: he isn't running again, juan. >> it doesn't matter. >> bret: his legacy? >> i'm going to say. you are a pressing source. >> bret: i'm pressing. >> you are. i think in terms of his legacy, he is moving toward the idea that america has to be in competition, he said this last night, with the chinese. the germans and brazilians who are in the a terptive energy field. if we get left behind the jobs won't come to the united states. if you continue to invest in the traditional coal-based, oil-based source of energy you are not moving the ball forward. >> china is waiting to swallow the oil that obama is denying. >> bret: quickly. >> this is, this is a placation of a truly limousine liberal crowd that loves the issues. in terms of the actual energ
ABC
Feb 16, 2013 4:00am PST
. it may allow people to detect light and dark in the environment. the blind can see something again. >> one of the things i can do now is laundry. my husband had to put the colored clothes all together in a pile. with the glasses, i'm able to do that myself. >> reporter: kathy blake is 61 and has been blind for 23 years. but after a two-hour surgery, kathy has a new perspective. >> the glasses really help me be more outdoors, with mobility, walking. >> reporter: right now, the device is only approved for retinitis p retinitis pigmentosa. complete vision loss. only about 100,000 people in the u.s. suffer from it. the device could be used to treat millions who can't see. >> i think that the future for this is going to be big. >> reporter: let's hope. and if you're wondering what sparked the doctor's interest in blindness? it turns out, his grandmother went blind. so, he devoted his entire career to finding a cure for this. >> how rewarding for him. >> thanks, gio. >>> coming up on the broadcast, the big question for "star wars" geeks. is harrison ford going to go solo one more time? k
NBC
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
says it has no plans to do that any time soon. >>> some high-profile environment activists were arrested outside the white house today. actress daryl hannah, robert f. kennedy jr. were among four dozen people taken away in cuffs. think staged a protest against the keystony pop line. last year the obama administration rejected the proposal to build the pipeline from canada to the texas coast. >>> well, red is the color of choice the commission announced its recommendation. the panel announced that red is the color used, and is strongly associated with the city. last year, the d.c. council passed a law requires a uniform color for all d.c. taxi cabs. mayor vincent gray is already expressing his concerns that all red cabs would like lie emergency vehicles. >>> some would say why reinvent the wheels? cabs are yellow. dan, don't you agree? yellow cabs? you didn't get to florida by cab, did you, dan? >> reporter: no, did not get to florida by cab. i totally agree. you've got to have yellow cabs. you can't have the different colors. we're going to be talking spring training baseball. t
MSNBC
Feb 13, 2013 3:00am PST
environment? >> no, i don't think cruz is the symbol of a deeper problem. i think senator cruz, you know, you hear whispers about this that he's rubbing some people the wrong way. and by the way, these whispers are coming from other republicans as well as democrats. it's by bipartisan, but that is more of the hey, you're the new guy, you know, why don't you learn the ropes here and play by a more civil set of rules? but i don't think -- i think that's -- i do think on the senate side, i'm with senator coburn. there really is more at least a friendlier atmosphere. senators actually -- bipartisan senators actually go to lunch together. >> you need to remember how uncivil i was supposedly accused of being when i got here when i took on ted stevens and arlen specter. there's no change. you work your way into the senate. you build relationships, and then you work bipartisanly. >> let me just say, i mean, i've known you for a long time, tom. you were uncivil. and then you grew a beard and you've become an elder statesman of sorts. >> elder is the only correct word that could be associated with me.
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
of with those benefits that we're not able to have right now. i hope that casey grows up in an environment where they'll look back at this and say wow, you know, this is crazy that they had to go through that. but i hope that sees that her parents are proud enough to step up and fight for her equality as well. >> around thanksgiving, charlie morgan told the "washington post" that she was praying that the supreme court would hear the challenge to doma quickly. she said, quote, i really need to be alive when they actually do overturn doma. otherwise karen is not guaranteed anything. charlie morgan did not make it that far. she died on sunday morning. she was 48 years old. the "washington post" reports that her widow karen will not receive survivor benefits. the paper also notes that in ordinary times, charlie and karen would have been glad for the new executive order allowing the family to shop on military bases. we asked today whether officer charlie morgan had heard about the changes that secretary panetta was preparing to announce today. the answer is that it appears she had not. she apparently
MSNBC
Feb 13, 2013 1:00pm PST
it allows them to have a better environment which to ship their products and for the convenience of the people that work for them. they look for those opportunities. and so i don't know why bill schuster said that, but the fact is that i wish they would really listen to the president and start to trust, give him the benefit of the doubt that he is trying to do every single thing in his power to lift up all americans. no matter where they may live. and help live the best lives they can. >> final question to you, congressman. lindsey graham was asked about chuck hagel's nomination today. here's just a portion of what senator graham said. listen to this. >> and am i supposed to sit on the sidelines and be a good compliant republican and just let this administration not account for what i think is a national security breakdown of monumental proportions? >> when do they finally give up with benghazi? when does that happen, sir? >> i don't know. of course, hillary clinton came before the senate and gave testimony. she was very clear as best she could be. and, you know, the interesting
PBS
Feb 14, 2013 9:00pm PST
political environment has been an opportunity for lawmakers like republican james sensenbrenner of wisconsin to claim they are the new mainstream view on global warming. do you believe global warming is caused by the activity of human beings? >> partially, but not completely. >> hockenberry: percentage? >> can't predict that. >> hockenberry: 30%, 50%? >> well, i know it's not zero and i know it's not a hundred. i can't tell you what number it is in between. >> hockenberry: if 97% of scientists say it is mostly or significantly caused by human activity, what do you say to that? >> they are entitled to their opinion. but they are going to have to... >> hockenberry: do you think this will ever be settled scientifically if 97% consensus doesn't settle it for you? >> well, i... you know, i think that it's up to the scientists and their supporters to convince the public that this is the right thing to do. and the supporters of that side of the argument in the congress have been a huge flop. >> hockenberry: i visited one of the key democrs on this issue, massachusetts senator john kerry. what had h
CNN
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
go into that environment where everyone else is not maybe lined up with the way you believe and the way you think, after, you know, time, you could -- the stress could probably wear on you. i don't think it's in any way justifiable, someone going out and killing anyone because they're stressed out at work. there are ways and outlets of releasing stress. chris unfortunately was one of those people he bottled up a lot of his emotions and wasn't very good at expressing himself. >> he didn't have close friends? he didn't talk to his mom? >> i believe he did have a good relationship with his mother and some of his close friends, but even, i think, in the manifesto he lists how he just sort of alienated himself from everyone towards the end. >> did he think he was better than everyone else? that manifesto is so narcissistic, isn't it? >> completely. everything is i was always the best and somehow i was done wrong. >> i mentioned that yesterday. one time i think maybe sort of as a light note -- i kind of have to laugh about something in this or else it makes you a little crazy in y
CNBC
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am EST
moving into an environment where the banks are coming in better. and i think that brings up the question, then, why do you want to hold gold? you would want to hold something more -- >> definitely overbought. but they can go on overbought in a while. that could be 20% from here. i don't know. but clearly, a lot of people have checked in and they're all in one trade and they're all talking about the same thing, they're all writing the same thing. it's a bit worrying in a slightly bigger picture. >> plenty of interesting thoughts there to talk about. this day with the chinese new year, the snowstorm for the united states. there's no immediate crisis going on. it's just finding their feet. >> really quiet. and i think the cypress story is fascinating. take a look at some of the details. 0.2% of total output. but the real question becomes, do you make depositors and bondholders share in the losses? >> of course. >> for everyone else. >> keep an eye on that. european markets, it's not as if they're selling off. as we turn to the u.s. session, usair lines are expected to return to near normal
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 7:30am EST
dialogue about communities and their work to promote better emotional health and creating environments for young people and their families to feel comfortable asking for help. and i'm counting on america's doctors to help lead these community conversations. the care you provide for your patience will always be your first job. but today there are many other ways for doctors to make a difference in peoples lives. starting contributing to the transformation over health care system. we have made great progress in the last few years. now i look for to working on the progress and creating a health system that patients, doctors and this country deserve. thank you all for what you do each and every day. [applause] >> when edith wilson's husband, president woodrow wilson suffered a stroke in office, her role as first lady changed. i myself have made a single decision to grant the disposition of public affairs. film decision that was mine was what was important and what was not come at a very important decision of when to present matters to my husband. >> c-span's new series first ladies come in
FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 5:55pm PST
on how do we grow this economy. it did he make the environment better dealing with congress? you're getting ready for the sequester battle and the sequester battle on march 1 and for the democratic election in 2014, perhaps sweat a little bit, there are seven of them in the senate and up for reelection in red states and climate change, pushing some of these ideas probably don't sell that much in those states. >> you can add to that, gun control. one of the things that these red state democrats were going to go up for reelection in next year are scared to death about is precisely having to vote and here was obama saying over and over again, you deserve is vote. you want to be on the record. well, there are a lot of democrats who don't want to be on the record in all of these positions and i think he will-- i think he's looking for his legacy not looking for a senator here or there in the congress, he wants to be remembered for a man who changed america, that's what he said started with obamacare and now this litany of programs. you know, he says you can't cut your way to prosperit
CNN
Feb 14, 2013 2:00am PST
environments. it could be no mistake that he chose this condo complex and this cabin to set up shop. earlier in a press conference last night, the couple made some very eerie comments, unsettling comments saying dorner may have been watching them. take a listen. >> talked about how he could see jim working on the snow every day. >> he had been watching us, saw me shoveling the snow. that was friday. >> we never saw any indication that he was in there. >> and dorner tried to re-assure the couple that he was not going to kill them or harm them. he kept repeating over and over, john, that he just wanted to clear his name, just wanted to clear his name. >> the deputies, officials had been searching this area for days. have any given any explanation on how they missed him. >> no. i think they need to. there's a lot of reporters wondering how they missed him. they were cagey about that when asked by reporters yesterday in that very same press conference, san bernardino sheriff's office still leaving many questions unanswered. take a listen to what they had to say. >> i can tell you that the cabin
CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 10:00am EST
be a virtuous cycle, it saves tax dollars, improves the environment, reduces the damage from flooding, and all the attendant costs. it's a class eck example of what the federal government should learn from 200 years of experience trying to engineer the mississippi river and instead allowing some cases nature to take its course and avoid more expensive and worse damage. and this is what we need to do across the federal government. we don't have to spend twice as much money on health care as most of the developed countries for outcomes that are mediocre at best. we don't have to spend more money on defense than 12 or 13 of the remaining largest defense budgets, and on weapons that in many cases like our nuclear arsenal, but we have far more than we need and can ever use and can afford. we can pare that down, save tens of millions of dollars and still be the most powerful nation in the world. for the outrageous crop insurance that encourages reckless and expensive behavior by paying farmers to plant crops on land that never should have been cultivated in the first place. while we will control spe
NBC
Feb 16, 2013 5:00am PST
, too, when i was their age. i just had a -- an environment that was a little more forgiving. so when i screwed up, the con common sense -- the consequences weren't as high as when kids on the south side screw up. >> reporter: the president took a broader approach of solving the issue of gun violence saying the problem is rooted in economic inequalities and broken homes. on this point he got personal, too. >> don't get me wrong. as the son of a single mom who gave everything she had to raise me with the help of my grandparents, you know, i turned out okay. [ laughter ] >> but at the same time, i wish i'd had a father who was around and involved. >> reporter: while this isn't the first time the president has talked about being raised by a single mom, political analysts say friday's intimate appeal may be indicative of a more aggressive president obama. >> we are definitely seeing a different president second term than we saw first term. first-term president was cautious. second-term president having gone over the hump of re-election, visibly seems more comfortable being himself, being mo
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 1:00pm EST
families, strengthening the middle class. he knew that the future is about protecting our environment and preserving our planet for generations to come. john knew that the future of the house is strengthened by fellow staff members working in a bipartisan way. john has always respected the role -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman will suspend. the house is not in order. the gentlewoman may continue. ms. pelosi: thank you, madam speaker. john has always respected the role-played by our staff on the education committee and on the natural resources committee and the offices of the democratic leader and as my role as speaker of the house and as our distinguished speaker's role as speaker today. indeed, the staff look to him for leadership just as members look to him for guidance. in that spirit, this afternoon, my colleagues the speaker, thank you, mr. speaker, for making this possible, the speaker and i will honor john lawrence with theon w. mccormack award of excellence on which as declared by former majority leader, then majority leader carl albert in 1970, quote, the name of t
FOX News
Feb 18, 2013 3:00am PST
health care environment run by the federal government in the united states. >> right. >> peter: what do people do to respond? >> you know, i actually get asked a lot. people come up to me, oh, the government did x, fill in the blank, whatever it might be. can we sue them? the answer most of the time is no, because most of what they do is addressed in elections. you don't like what they're doing, vote differently and show up and vote and not everybody does, of course. but there are a lot of times -- i mean, this is our second lawsuit with the epa where they're breaking the law. while this has been a both republican and democrat phenomenon in the past, we've never seen an administration so aggressive about it. we walk through example after example of how bigger government, federal government, is breaking the law over and over and how states are pushing back. but you asked about individuals. there are times when the state cannot step in, where it takes an individual person or an individual company to actually fight back and other americans count on those people to do that. but for a lot of
FOX News
Feb 16, 2013 6:00am EST
's easier on the environment. >> not all of that extra packaging. for any more information on all of these trends. >> parade magazine. it's fantastic. i hope everybody enjoys it. >> thank you so much. >> thank you, clayton, thank you. >> coming up on the show, the president says he wants free preschool for all. we'll dive into it. and how much is the new handout going to cost you. charles krauthammer's take. and the grandson of dale earnhardt is here next. [ male announcer ] how do you make america's favorite recipes? just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. announcer: gear up for the season with big savings at bass pro shops. check out this nitro z-7 performance bass boat for only $25,995 and get a $1,000 gift card free with purchase. and save these dates for the bass pro shops spring fishing classic. i'm a teenage girl. [ cellphone beeps ] my bff becky texts and says she's kissed johnny. well, that's a problem 'cau
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
the partisan thing, and to build those coalitions out of the middle and very hard in this toxic environment. >> and also, coming up, a growing epidemic for the nation's youth, adder roall addiction and why a misdiagnosis can be fatal. we will talk to a columnist ellen schwartz, about the deadly case of one young man. and we will talk to stephanie cutter and also latino fellow from the university of texas, dr. francesco soto, but first, here is bill karins with the weather forecast. >> connecticut is not a fun place to be after the heels of the big blizzard and now dealing with freezing rain. one of the busiest highways i-95 has a overturned tractor-trailer and car on it, and that the idea of not traveling in massachusetts or connecticut, and just wait another couple of hours, because it will warm up and be rain. but right now, freezing rain is widespread in southern new england, and temperatures are warming up. new haven at 36 and providence 37 and so plenty of cold air for that freezing rain and snow and sleet there in massachusetts and new hampshire. we had the tornado yesterday, and it t
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 3:00am PST
in this environment. we had to raise them because of the acuity of an economic crisis. we now have an operating balance budget for the first time in a decade. california's beginning to click back. do not count us out. >> right. you know, though, gavin, though, you have always been straightforward and i've always respected you a great deal. you're a progressive politician, but you understand what it takes to bring small businesses to california. you've been concerned about high tax rates in california for a long time. >> yeah. >> and you're exactly right. whether it's rick perry who we've made a lot of fun of over the past year. you talk about rick scott. they are obsessed with bringing jobs back to their states. and it worked. what does california do? what does new york do? what does connecticut do? what do these states do that have this high tax burden and also have a lot of debt to pay off? how do they balance that with staying competitive for the next decade? >> well, the most important thing these states do is what california and new york, to degree have done, and that's deal with solvency.
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